Priority enrollment is underway for the state's winter heating assistance program. The first enrollment period for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, is for seniors and people with disabilities.
It runs through the end of the month and applications are now being accepted at local service agencies, according to the program's Gail Hedges.
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Families with children ages five or under may start applying on October 1st. More information is available ere: www.liheapillinois.com